Russian Market Focus. Comics, graphic novels and manga. Comics: art number nine.
December 21, 2020
Nicolas Grivel, of the Nicolas Grivel Agency, tells on the state of comics publishing in Europe, Russia and North America: trend of the various genres and analysis of the different targets of readers (comics for children, YA, etc.)
Nicolas Grivel
Literary agent (Nicolas Grivel Agency). He began his publishing career in 2003 as a senior editor for Pika (publisher of manga - Hachette France). He now owns an agency specialized in the sale of rights (paper, digital and media) of bande dessinée, comics, graphic novels in creation and in translation around the world.

The goal of Nicolas Grivel Agency is to represent and to push demanding works which make the readers think. Nicolas is casting a wide net for all kinds of graphic stories. He's also scouting comics and artists for the American studio Laika as well and he's teaching classes in two French Universities and doing lectures in various universities or events as Beijing Film Academy, Hanghzou Festival, Ligatura (Poznan), Budapest BookFair, Warsaw BookFair, etc.

He lives between Paris and Vosges.